Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration
Office: Sargent Hall, Rm. 5603
Areas of Expertise
- Inter-organizational Dynamics between Health Care Delivery Organizations
- Strategies for Health Care Organizations
- Hospital Industry
- Health Care Organizations Forms (Ownership/Governance)
- Quality and Patient Satisfaction
Professor Al-Amin teaches Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System and Healthcare Operations Management, and she co-teaches Applied Research Methods for Healthcare Management with Professor Rivard. Her teaching is based on her considerable research and publications on a wide range of topics, including the structure, ownership, and governance of healthcare delivery organizations; organizational theory; hospital-physician relationships; quality; efficiency; and organizational effectiveness.
Before joining the Suffolk University faculty, Professor Al-Amin was an assistant professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida in Gainesville. She has taught in the Master of Public Health Program, the Master of Health Administration Program, the Public Health Online Program, and the PhD Program of Health Services Research, Management and Policy. Previously, she taught in the Department of Human Resource Management and the Department of Risk, Insurance and Health Care Management at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Professor Al-Amin's research has been published in several prominent academic journals, such as Health Services Management Research and Health Care Management Review.
PhD, Temple University
MPH, BS, American University of Beirut